Kylian Mbappé and Bradley Barcola scored second half goals as PSG enjoyed a home win over La Liga side Real Sociedad in this last-16 first-leg match. We look back at all the key stats and facts from the encounter.

PSG 2-0 Real Sociedad Post-Match Opta Facts

  • This was just the second time on record (since 2003-04) that Paris Saint-Germain haven’t faced a single shot on target in a UEFA Champions League knockout stage game, with the other instance coming against another Spanish side in Real Madrid in February 2022 (also in the round of 16).
  • Real Sociedad conceded as many goals tonight as they did in the entire group stage of the 2023-24 UEFA Champions League (two in six games), while this was their first defeat in European competition since March 2023 (0-2 vs Roma), ending a seven-match unbeaten run.
  • Paris Saint-Germain manager Luis Enrique has never lost a home match in the knockout stages of the UEFA Champions League (W7 D1) – following tonight’s victory, the Spaniard is now level with Fabio Capello for the most home games overseen in the knockout stages of the competition without ever losing (8).
  • Paris Saint-Germain’s Kylian Mbappé became the first player to score in 10 consecutive home starts in the UEFA Champions League, with the Frenchman netting 13 goals in total across those 10 starts.
  • Kylian Mbappé has been directly involved in 38 goals in 30 appearances for PSG this season (31 goals, seven assists); the most of any player in Europe’s big five leagues across all competitions.
  • Real Sociedad won possession in the final third on 13 occasions in this match – the most by a team away to Paris Saint-Germain in the UEFA Champions League on record (since 2007-08).
  • Real Sociedad had eight different Spanish players in their starting XI against Paris Saint-Germain; the most in a team for a UEFA Champions League knockout stage game since March 2014 (eight for Real Madrid, versus FC Schalke 04).
  • Paris Saint-Germain had three players aged 21 or younger (Barcola, Zaire-Emery & Beraldo) in their starting XI for a UEFA Champions League game for the first time since March 2014 vs Bayer Leverkusen (Digne, Rabiot and Marquinhos), with Marquinhos also starting tonight – his 80th game in the competition since then.

PSG 2-0 Real Sociedad Timeline

PSG vs Real Sociedad Timeline
PSG 2-0 Real Sociedad Timeline

PSG vs Real Sociedad Stats Centre

Our Opta match centre delivers you all of the PSG vs Real Sociedad stats from Wednesday’s Champions League last-16 first leg at the Parc des Princes in Paris.

The match centre below includes team and player stats, expected goals data, passing networks, an Opta chalkboard and more. It gives you everything you need to do your own post-match analysis of the game.

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